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Descriptor English: Growth Disorders
Descriptor Spanish: Trastornos del Crecimiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Transtornos do Crescimento
Descriptor French: Troubles de la croissance
Entry term(s): Disorder, Growth
Growth Disorder
Growth, Stunted
Stunted Growth
Stunting
Stuntings
Tree number(s): C23.550.393
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006130
Scope note: Deviations from the average values for a specific age and sex in any or all of the following: height, weight, skeletal proportions, osseous development, or maturation of features. Included here are both acceleration and retardation of growth.
Annotation: do not confuse with NUTRITION DISORDERS (disorders of assimilating & utilizing nutrients)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Growth (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(69)
Entry Version: GROWTH DIS
Related: Bone Diseases, Developmental MeSH
Dwarfism MeSH
Gigantism MeSH
DeCS ID: 6280
Unique ID: D006130
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Growth Disorders - Preferred
Concept UI M0009654
Scope note Deviations from the average values for a specific age and sex in any or all of the following: height, weight, skeletal proportions, osseous development, or maturation of features. Included here are both acceleration and retardation of growth.
Preferred term Growth Disorders
Entry term(s) Disorder, Growth
Growth Disorder
Growth, Stunted
Stunted Growth
Stunting
Stuntings



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